Gagetown goes gifting: Christmas in the Village 2016

Every year, local artisans and store owners in Gagetown open their doors for two days of shopping opportunities and festive activities. The village may look old-fashioned, decaying and ghostly, but with its annual Christmas in the Village event, it makes its mark and incites holiday spirit you can’t find anywhere else.    

Fair Trade for the Holidays

While many shoppers were out on Black Friday checking off their lists, some Frederictonians began their shopping a week earlier at the Ten Thousand Villages Craft festival in Wilmot United Church on Nov. 18 and 19. Ten Thousand Villages is a non-profit organization that brings the feeling of a multicultural bazaar to communities all across…

Remembrance in Oromocto

“In Flanders fields the poppy’s blow between the crosses, row on row, that marks our place; and in the sky the larks, still bravely singing, fly scarce heard amid the guns below.” One of many poems made and spoken for Canada’s day of remembrance to those that have paid the ultimate price. In Oromocto, New Brunswick,…

Tommies Defeat Blue Devils at Home

Sunday afternoon brought the University of Kings College Blue Devils to face off against the St. Thomas Tommies in men’s basketball action.  The Tommies set the pace at the beginning of the game by winning the tip-off.  Taking an early lead from with the help of stolen passes and the three point shot, the Tommies…

Criminology class raises money to fight youth crime

A criminology class at St. Thomas University raised over $600 for a local bike club to help lessen crime among the city’s youth. Emma McCorkell, a student who organized the fundraiser, said the goal was to raise money for the Wil-Doo Community Bike Club and make the club known. “We really just wanted to do…